Main Areas of Practice
Bracewell provides guidance on business law, finance, litigation, government relations and regulatory policy. As a full service firm, Bracewell has considerable bench strength in all requisite practice areas including government relations, strategic communications, tax, trial, labor and employment law, intellectual property, real estate, government contracting and school and public law. In addition, the firm has developed highly regarded concentrations in specific industries and disciplines. These include:
Bracewell delivers sophisticated legal, regulatory and transactional guidance to clients engaged in the exploration, production and delivery of traditional and alternative fuels, throughout the U.S., Latin America, Europe and the Caspian region.
Bracewell’s Environmental Strategies Group helps senior corporate leaders address major environmental and energy issues such as climate change and air quality, through legislative advocacy, regulatory counseling, corporate governance and litigation.
Banks and Financial Institutions
Bracewell represents leading community, national and foreign financial institutions in commercial credit transactions, entity structuring, mergers and acquisitions, S-corporation conversions, IPOs, regulatory compliance and broker-dealer matters.
Bracewell’s experienced attorneys represent domestic and multinational debtors, creditors, committees, purchasers and Chapter 11 trustees in formal bankruptcy proceedings, out-of-court workouts, loan restructurings and purchases of distressed assets.
Private Investment Funds
Bracewell provides timely, balanced advice to private investment funds and their portfolio companies on fund formation, regulatory compliance, trading and regulated transactions, investments, acquisitions, special situations and risk management.
White Collar Criminal Defense
Bracewell’s team of experienced former prosecutors helps clients conduct internal inquiries, prevent potentially illegal conduct, address compliance and governance issues, respond to regulatory inquiries, and defend against law-enforcement actions.
Bracewell & Giuliani helps clients develop, protect and deploy innovative technologies in telecommunications, electronics, Internet and e-commerce, software, interactive entertainment, energy, biotechnology, nanotechnology, and other industries around the world.